Vernon Hills Chicago School
- Empire Beauty School
- 226 Hawthorn Village Commons
- Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Vernon Hills - Chicago Area Beauty School - Empire
Join the exciting beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist. The Empire Beauty School in Vernon Hills, IL offers a rare combination of advantages to advance your career. The Vernon Hills location offers you a cosmetology education with all the support to start your training.
Empire Beauty Schools are accredited* which holds us to a higher standard of quality.
Empire’s fun and interactive classes are conducted by trained and licensed beauty educators. Our Vernon Hills school has a student salon where you will work on real clients while you learn to build your own book of business.
If you want a career with unlimited potential for creativity, flexibility, and making others feel more beautiful the world of beauty is the perfect place for you.
- Experience: Empire has over 70 years of experience in cosmetology education
- Unique: Certified learning in cosmetology (CLIC) includes mannequins , textbooks, and special tools that all work together to enhance your learning at Empire
- Interactive: White board technology and digital textbooks make learning more visual, easy, and fun
- Accredited: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences ( NACCAS) accreditation
- Advanced: We’ll help you get licensed, opening new opportunities
- Affordable: Our accreditation enables us to help students get federal financial aid
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About the area
The Vernon Hills Empire Beauty School is located in the heart of the Northern Suburbs of Chicago; nestled just north of the famed North Shore. Vernon Hills is located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and within easy reach of each, the area provides gracious suburban living with occasional rural atmosphere. Newcomers continue to move to the area, which is known for its high quality schools, vibrant downtown and strong neighborhood.
Empire Beauty School in Vernon Hills, Illinois is fortunate to have strong ties with the local community. We are near familiar landscapes such as Cuneo Historic Museum & Gardens, Historic Downtown Libertyville, Lake Forest and Long Grove which caters to a busy adult and the incredibly popular Westfield Hawthorn Mall! Located in Hawthorn Village Commons Shopping, right off Route 60/Townline Road we offer prospective students and student salon guests to enter into an atmosphere of education and fun! We strive to be a global leader in education with a focus on success and satisfaction of students as they begin their career.
The beauty school is accessible just a mile off the bustling Townline Road/Milwaukee Ave Intersection. Just a few miles west of I-94 and two Pace Bus Routes drop you off just steps away from our front door. (Pace bus Route 272 & 572 that allow you to travel from as far north as Waukegan and Gurnee to as Far South as Niles/Des Plaines). We are nestled in the North Illinois Suburbs and are easily accessed by Lake Forest, Libertyville, Mundelein, Green Oaks, Highland Park, Lake Bluff, Gurnee and many more.
Schedule a tour to visit our brand new campus location in Vernon Hills and learn more about how a career in cosmetology. Empire Beauty School can help you achieve your dream career in hair and all things beauty.
Empire Beauty School's cosmetology education programs include technical training, as well as learning the business side of the industry. Students develop fundamental and advanced skills throughout their training. Listed below are the programs that are offered at the Vernon Hills Chicago, IL beauty school. For more information on these programs, please visit our Consumer Information section.
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Our cosmetology school in Vernon Hills Chicago, IL has regular events for the students. Check out some videos of cosmetology students and staff at the Vernon Hills Chicago Empire Beauty School.
The Vernon Hills Chicago Empire Beauty School students also have the opportunity to attend and participate in local and national competitions, as well as their own school’s events, to highlight their skills and talents. Empire's Future Professionals Expo offers students exposure to beauty industry leaders, one-on-one mentor workshops with beauty professionals and the opportunity to interview with prospective employers.
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"You can go anywhere in the world you want in this profession. Magic can happen anywhere, whether you are in a chain salon, or open your own salon, or eventually become a platform artist. I've had a great relationship with Empire because we both believe you need to keep learning throughout your entire career."